ts eliot

Disturbing the Universe

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

I’ve never really been one for reading poetry. I read the poetry I was assigned for classes precisely because I was assigned it and breathed a sigh of relief when we moved on, letting what I had read leak quietly out of my brain. Lines of prose that I find particularly beautiful and striking stand […]

fire

Generation of Fire

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

In 1939 Clemente Orozco painted the finishing touches to his latest mural inside the dome of Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara. Orozco titled this work “The Man of Fire”. It is perhaps Orozco’s most optimistic painting. The mural depicts a man composed of the best qualities from various sciences, theologies, philosophies, artists, and world leaders. This so called “man of […]

books1

Staff Picks

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

Hello! Welcome!   Below is a list of favorite and/or recommended books by the Matchbox staff.   These picks come in a range of genres and authors. We wanted to share this list with you in hopes that you will find that perfect holiday gift for your friend or family member, or that you will […]

Overview of 2016

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

2016 has been rough for many of us. Hatred, racism, and bigotry have arisen in ways not imaginable prior to the election. Finals are coming up. And we’ve all had our fair share of horrible days, some outshining more than others. Despite all this, 2016 has also shed light on the issues our community has yet to work […]

Welcome to the Blog!

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

A warm welcome to all! Here you will find Matchbox Magazine’s blog that will post every Friday, and sometimes more than that. We hope to fill this blog with interesting content about things that have inspired our staff, and will hopefully inspire you as a reader. We aspire to make this a place for you […]